Bug 27430 - ethtool 5.9 update for kernel 5.9
Summary: ethtool 5.9 update for kernel 5.9
Alias: None
Product: Mageia
Classification: Unclassified
Component: RPM Packages (show other bugs)
Version: 7
Hardware: All Linux
Priority: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: QA Team
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: MGA7-64-OK
Keywords: advisory, validated_update
Depends on:
Reported: 2020-10-16 00:21 CEST by David Walser
Modified: 2020-10-20 18:23 CEST (History)
2 users (show)

See Also:
Source RPM: ethtool-5.8-1.mga7.src.rpm
Status comment:


Description David Walser 2020-10-16 00:21:01 CEST

The ethtool package has been updated to version 5.9 to support the newest
features in the 5.9 kernel and fix several bugs.


Updated packages in core/updates_testing:

from ethtool-5.9-1.mga7.src.rpm
Comment 1 Herman Viaene 2020-10-19 14:04:27 CEST
MGA7-64 Plasma on Lenovo B50
No installation issues.
ref bugs 26820 and 27134 for testing.
# ethtool --version
ethtool version 5.9

# ethtool -i enp8s0
driver: r8169
version: 5.7.19-desktop-1.mga7
firmware-version: rtl8168g-3_0.0.1 04/23/13
bus-info: 0000:08:00.0
supports-statistics: yes
supports-test: no
supports-eeprom-access: no
supports-register-dump: yes
supports-priv-flags: no

# ethtool enp8s0
Settings for enp8s0:
        Supported ports: [ TP    MII ]
        Supported link modes:   10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full
                                100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full
        Supported pause frame use: Symmetric Receive-only
        Supports auto-negotiation: Yes
        Supported FEC modes: Not reported
        Advertised link modes:  10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full
                                100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full
        Advertised pause frame use: Symmetric Receive-only
        Advertised auto-negotiation: Yes
        Advertised FEC modes: Not reported
        Speed: Unknown!
        Duplex: Unknown! (255)
        Auto-negotiation: on
        Port: MII
        PHYAD: 0
        Transceiver: external
        Supports Wake-on: pumbg
        Wake-on: d
        Current message level: 0x00000033 (51)
                               drv probe ifdown ifup
        Link detected: no
which is oK, because the c

CC: (none) => herman.viaene

Comment 2 Herman Viaene 2020-10-19 14:09:08 CEST
because the cable connection is not there.
As a side remark: I tried as bug 26820 Comment 1
# ethtool -s enp8s0 autoneg off 
netlink error: link settings update failed
netlink error: Invalid argument
Duckduckgo told me this is expected behavior for a 1000base-T device.
So good to go.

Whiteboard: (none) => MGA7-64-OK

Comment 3 Herman Viaene 2020-10-19 14:25:22 CEST
IMPORTANT: this test has been done running the 5.7.19 desktop kernel. Should it be run against the 5.9 (as well???) to be conclusive??
Comment 4 David Walser 2020-10-19 14:32:48 CEST
No, we're good.
David Walser 2020-10-19 14:33:11 CEST

CC: (none) => sysadmin-bugs
Keywords: (none) => validated_update

Aurelien Oudelet 2020-10-19 18:04:41 CEST

Keywords: (none) => advisory

Comment 5 Mageia Robot 2020-10-20 18:23:21 CEST
An update for this issue has been pushed to the Mageia Updates repository.


Resolution: (none) => FIXED

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